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WELCOME to the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Networking 2022 Conference (NETWORKING 2022) webpage.

This year IFIP NETWORKING will be held in Catania, Italy. It is the 21-st edition of the series, sponsored by the IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems (TC6). Accepted papers will be published in the IFIP Digital Library and submitted to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Authors of selected high-quality papers will be invited to submit an extended version of their work to be considered for a fast-track publication in the Elsevier Computer Networks journal.


The main objective of Networking 2022 is to bring together academic and industrial experts of the networking community to discuss the most recent advances in networking, to highlight key issues, identify trends, and develop a vision of the future Internet from a design, deployment and operation standpoints. Networking 2022 technical sessions will be structured around the following yet non limitative areas:

  • Network architectures,  applications,  and  services
  • Network automation and management
  • Software-defined  networking  (SDN)  and  programmable data plane
  • Network function virtualization
  • Fog and edge computing
  • Data center networking
  • Machine learning and networking
  • In-network computing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Optical networking
  • Quantum networking
  • 5G/6G networks
  • Wireless and mobile networks
  • Localization and positioning
  • Vehicular networks
  • mmWave, VLC and THz communications
  • Non-terrestrial networks
  • Network modeling, analysis, and measurement
  • Network performance and optimization
  • Resource management
  • Quality of Experience
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Network economics
  • Network security, trust and privacy
  • Blockchain networking 


  • Paper registration: February 13, 2022 (FIRM DEADLINE)
  • Full paper submission: February 16, 2022 (FIRM DEADLINE)
  • Notification of acceptance:   April 1, 2022
  • Camera-ready version:         May 2, 2022
  • Full Event:                   June 13-16, 2022

 The Conference Program will include plenary sessions, breakout  sessions, keynote talks, a panel, a poster/demo session and a workshop day.Submission guidelines are available here.



IFIP Technical Committee on Communication Systems